The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / North West
Rank 7 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 308 462 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.71% 12.21% 9.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.19% 32.13% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 297 216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1055 1438 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.10% 38.00% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 918 719
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 72 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £15.15 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 164 £413 +3.12% 110
Cheshire +5 80 £425 +6.25% 33
Merseyside +1 33 £500 +25.78% 3
Lancashire -18 14 £405 -9.24% 9
Cumbria +6 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 348 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (31.39%) JavaScript
3 196 (29.30%) TDD
4 170 (25.41%) Spring
5 131 (19.58%) Scrum
5 131 (19.58%) SQL
6 123 (18.39%) Git (software)
7 121 (18.09%) Linux
8 117 (17.49%) Web Services
9 116 (17.34%) BDD
10 114 (17.04%) Python
11 111 (16.59%) Oracle
12 104 (15.55%) Finance
13 101 (15.10%) HTML
13 101 (15.10%) RESTful
14 97 (14.50%) Jenkins
14 97 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (13.90%) AngularJS
16 91 (13.60%) DevOps
17 84 (12.56%) J2EE
18 83 (12.41%) OO
19 82 (12.26%) XML
20 81 (12.11%) REST
21 80 (11.96%) CSS
22 79 (11.81%) Open Source
23 76 (11.36%) Microservices
24 74 (11.06%) JSON
25 68 (10.16%) NoSQL
26 65 (9.72%) Selenium
26 65 (9.72%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.88%) WebSphere
2 41 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.33%) Apache
4 28 (4.19%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.99%) nginx
6 19 (2.84%) JBoss
7 17 (2.54%) Confluence
8 15 (2.24%) GeoServer
9 13 (1.94%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.94%) CMS
10 12 (1.79%) IIS
10 12 (1.79%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.49%) Jetty
11 10 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.35%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.05%) Mongrel
13 7 (1.05%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.90%) Tuxedo
14 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) MS Office
2 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.60%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) BASE24
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.79%) GitHub
4 12 (1.79%) PaaS
5 11 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.49%) IaaS
6 10 (1.49%) Slack
7 7 (1.05%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.05%) SaaS
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.60%) TestFlight
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.45%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.89%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.29%) HTTP
2 22 (3.29%) SSL
3 11 (1.64%) DNS
3 11 (1.64%) Network Security
4 10 (1.49%) Firewall
4 10 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.35%) DHCP
5 9 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.20%) FTP
6 8 (1.20%) Internet
6 8 (1.20%) LDAP
7 7 (1.05%) IPsec
8 5 (0.75%) VPN
9 4 (0.60%) LAN
9 4 (0.60%) WAN
10 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.45%) NFC
10 3 (0.45%) VoIP
10 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.16%) NoSQL
2 65 (9.72%) MySQL
3 52 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 46 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 43 (6.43%) SQL Server
6 38 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (5.23%) Oracle Database
8 27 (4.04%) Big Data
9 26 (3.89%) DB2
9 26 (3.89%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.79%) Redis
14 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.05%) SAP BW
15 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.60%) GIS
16 4 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 123 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 97 (14.50%) Jenkins
3 65 (9.72%) Selenium
4 59 (8.82%) JIRA
5 50 (7.47%) Cucumber
6 48 (7.17%) Maven
7 38 (5.68%) JUnit
8 34 (5.08%) Subversion
9 31 (4.63%) Eclipse
10 29 (4.33%) Gradle
11 19 (2.84%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.39%) JBehave
13 15 (2.24%) Travis CI
14 14 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.94%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.79%) IntelliJ
17 9 (1.35%) Ant
17 9 (1.35%) SoapUI
17 9 (1.35%) Vagrant
18 8 (1.20%) GoCD
General
1 104 (15.55%) Finance
2 34 (5.08%) Banking
3 21 (3.14%) Games
4 18 (2.69%) Marketing
5 17 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.39%) Retail
7 13 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.64%) Electronics
9 9 (1.35%) Legal
10 6 (0.90%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 412 (61.58%) Developer
2 266 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 49 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 43 (6.43%) Agile Developer
5 41 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 40 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 39 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 32 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 31 (4.63%) Architect
10 24 (3.59%) Analyst
10 24 (3.59%) Tester
11 23 (3.44%) Java Engineer
12 22 (3.29%) Android Developer
12 22 (3.29%) Consultant
13 21 (3.14%) Software Engineer
14 20 (2.99%) Automation Tester
15 14 (2.09%) Full Stack Developer
15 14 (2.09%) Senior Agile Developer
15 14 (2.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 13 (1.94%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (25.41%) Spring
2 117 (17.49%) Web Services
3 101 (15.10%) HTML
3 101 (15.10%) RESTful
4 93 (13.90%) AngularJS
5 84 (12.56%) J2EE
6 82 (12.26%) XML
7 81 (12.11%) REST
8 80 (11.96%) CSS
9 74 (11.06%) JSON
10 65 (9.72%) SOAP
11 59 (8.82%) Hibernate
12 55 (8.22%) .NET
13 45 (6.73%) HTML5
13 45 (6.73%) Node.js
14 44 (6.58%) jQuery
15 37 (5.53%) Spring Boot
16 33 (4.93%) CSS3
17 28 (4.19%) Struts
18 24 (3.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.44%) User Experience
3 20 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.09%) Clustering
5 13 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.05%) Mobile Games
9 6 (0.90%) Derivative
10 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.75%) NHS
10 5 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 121 (18.09%) Linux
2 52 (7.77%) Windows
3 49 (7.32%) Unix
4 44 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (6.28%) Android
6 19 (2.84%) AIX
6 19 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.84%) CentOS
7 16 (2.39%) Solaris
8 14 (2.09%) HPUX
9 8 (1.20%) Fedora
10 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) OS/2
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (29.30%) TDD
3 131 (19.58%) Scrum
4 116 (17.34%) BDD
5 97 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (13.60%) DevOps
7 83 (12.41%) OO
8 79 (11.81%) Open Source
9 76 (11.36%) Microservices
10 59 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 57 (8.52%) E-Commerce
12 55 (8.22%) Configuration Management
13 51 (7.62%) Kanban
13 51 (7.62%) Pair Programming
14 40 (5.98%) Unit Testing
15 38 (5.68%) Web Development
16 35 (5.23%) Automated Testing
16 35 (5.23%) SDLC
17 30 (4.48%) OOP
18 29 (4.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (31.39%) JavaScript
2 131 (19.58%) SQL
3 114 (17.04%) Python
4 63 (9.42%) Ruby
5 46 (6.88%) Scala
6 40 (5.98%) C#
7 39 (5.83%) Perl
8 27 (4.04%) PHP
9 26 (3.89%) C
10 23 (3.44%) Groovy
11 22 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.84%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.69%) C++
15 15 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.79%) Clojure
16 12 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.49%) ES6
18 9 (1.35%) Go
19 8 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.04%) Degree
3 20 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.90%) ISEB
6 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
7 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.45%) SANS
7 3 (0.45%) SSCP
8 2 (0.30%) HND
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CCNA
9 1 (0.15%) CCNP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.13%) QA
2 8 (1.20%) HL7
3 7 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.75%) SDET
5 2 (0.30%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (3.74%) Docker
2 16 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.90%) Xen
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 55 (8.22%) Puppet
2 37 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.33%) Ansible
4 13 (1.94%) Netcool
4 13 (1.94%) SCOM
5 11 (1.64%) Kibana
6 10 (1.49%) Nagios
7 9 (1.35%) Graphite
7 9 (1.35%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.20%) Ganglia
8 8 (1.20%) Riemann
9 7 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
9 7 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (0.75%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 3 (0.45%) Packer
12 3 (0.45%) QRadar
12 3 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (16.59%) Oracle
2 40 (5.98%) IBM
3 37 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 28 (4.19%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.74%) VMware
6 23 (3.44%) SAP
7 22 (3.29%) Google
8 21 (3.14%) hybris
9 15 (2.24%) ESRI
10 13 (1.94%) CA
11 12 (1.79%) Sybase
12 11 (1.64%) HP
13 10 (1.49%) Perforce
14 9 (1.35%) ATG
14 9 (1.35%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.20%) SaltStack
16 6 (0.90%) Micro Focus
17 5 (0.75%) Apple
18 4 (0.60%) Splunk
19 3 (0.45%) Guidewire
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